Gullchucks Estuary, BC

Gullchucks Estuary, BC

Stories From the Field

  • Peregrin falcon, BC (Photo by Stuart Clarke)
    A conservation comeback we can all rapture in

    After being designated an endangered species in the 1970s, the peregrine falcon has rebounded so much it is no longer considered a species at risk. At least for the most part.
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  • Western painted turtle suns itself in a wetland (Photo by NCC)
    A thirst for wetlands

    Transforming gravel parking lots from sterile expanses into thriving, nature-filled landscapes is becoming something of a habit for the Nature Conservancy of Canada in British Columbia.
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  • BCIT students inspect a sample from Centre Creek (Photo by NCC)
    One Fish, Two Fish

    In November, we rallied a group of students, Conservation Volunteers, salmon experts and consultants to help us find out what creatures make their home in Centre Creek in Surrey, BC.
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  • Spider Island RCAF camp (Photo courtesy Archives Canada)
    Conservation and military history mingle on Spider Island

    In addition to its natural features, and its importance as part of the traditional territory of the Heiltsuk Nation, Spider Island also carries with it a unique history as a former World War II radar station.
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  • Banded burrowing owls (Photo by Dianne Bersea)
    Banding together

    NCC staff join the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of BC for a unique opportunity to witness the banding of baby burrowing owls.
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  • This image, taken of a bear scratching its back against a tree, was taken with a trail camera in Wuikinuxv. (Photo by NCC)
    Caught on camera

    What does wildlife do when we're not there? NCC's wildlife cams share the moments we don't get to witness in person.
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